Hospitality Management - Minor

College of Education, Health and Human Services
School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration
300 White Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2012
www.kent.edu/ehhs/fla


Description

The Hospitality Management minor is for students interested in a foundational knowledge of restaurants, hotels, private clubs, non-commercial food-service organizations and other hospitality organizations. Students in the minor may pursue specific areas of interest tied to the management of selected hospitality properties or management of events within hospitality organizations.

Fully Offered At:

  • Ashtabula Campus
  • Kent Campus

Admission Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students enrolled only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.

  • Minimum 2.500 overall GPA

Minor Requirements

[HSPM]

Minor Requirements
ACCT 23020INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 3
HM 13024INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT 3
HM 23030HOTEL OPERATIONS 3
HM 33026HOSPITALITY COST CONTROL AND ANALYSIS 3
HM 43030FOOD SERVICE SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT 13
HM 43032FOOD PRODUCTION AND SERVICE MANAGEMENT 13
HM 43092PRACTICUM IN HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT (ELR) 23
Choose from the following:3
CONVENTION SALES AND MANAGEMENT
INTERNATIONAL CUISINE
CASINO MANAGEMENT AND GAMING OPERATIONS
HOSPITALITY FINANCIAL POLICY
STRATEGIC HOTEL MANAGEMENT
HOSPITALITY MEETINGS MANAGEMENT
Hospitality Management (HM) elective, as approved by faculty advisor
Minimum Total Credit Hours:24
1

Students may register for HM 43030 and HM 43032 (with permission) without completion of the prerequisite courses.

2

Students are encouraged to complete the majority of the required courses in the minor before taking practicum. Students may register for HM 43092 (with permission) without completion of the prerequisite courses. Student who have completed a practicum/internship in another program area that had significant hospitality component may be able to substitute the practicum/internship for HM 43092 in the minor with hospitality management faculty approval.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Minor GPA
2.750
  • Students are encouraged to declare the minor with a minimum of three to four semesters remaining before graduation and should meet with a faculty advisor to plan their course of study.